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CINEMA BY THE BAY: THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN
THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN
Sunday, November 24
The first U.S./North Korea coproduction ever, this film is a dazzling, epic melodrama depicting the relationship between a South Korean man and a North Korean woman separated by political conflict. Duringf the Korean War, a young nurse in a small town in North Korea saves a wounded Southern soldier abandoned by his platoon. Forced to hide his identity, the two gradually form a furtive attachment until he is forced to return to his home in South Korea. Featuring opulent set design and punctuated with glorious musical numbers, this is a startlingly original feature debut from director In Hak Jang and writer/producer Joon Bai. Dir: In Hak Jang. 2012. Digital. 106 mins.
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